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Old 06-24-2008, 10:59 AM   #1
matt007
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sorting a file using bash on a certain field


sorting a fihow should i sort a file on a certain field .....i am trying this....


awk 'substr($0, 471, 10)' filename | sort >> out

i.e. pick up the 471st position and 10 characters from there and pass each line to the sort command......
10 chars at postiion 471 are :

0500010001
1500010001
0500180020
0500180020
0500180020
0500180020
0500180020
0500180020
0500180020
0500180020
0500180020
0500180020
0500010001
1500010001
 
Old 06-24-2008, 12:05 PM   #2
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Hi,

Don't crosspost.......

Possible answer is in your other thread.
 
  


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